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Blackberry interesting facts

Blackberry interesting facts

Life in color. Blackberry interesting facts

Blackberry interesting facts
During ripening, blackberries change color several times – once they are green, then gradually becoming brown, and very ripe, they are black. Blackberry – a symbol of purity of the Virgin Mary. It is believed that the Burning Bush, appearing to Moses, served as a prototype of blackberry, the symbol of motherhood and virginity of the Virgin. Therefore, about the Virgin Mary said: “She gave birth to the flame of divine love, not burned with desire.” The people have a belief according to which to gather blackberries after September 29 is dangerous to health. In England, there is a belief that can be self-fulfilling prophecy – to collect blackberries after October 11 is dangerous. It is considered that on this day the Devil spits on blackberries, and those who eat them will be possessed.
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Mysterious Black Dog

Mysterious Black Dog

Life in color. Mysterious Black Dog

Mysterious Black Dog

In fact, this dog a mythological figure in Irish, Scottish, and British folklore. Dogs are variously presented as friends to humans, supernatural entities, or even dark, menacing creatures. Great Britain is rife with tales of phantom black dogs. Nearly every county has at least one example of such a beast. This spectral creature, usually shaggy and as big as a calf, was familiar throughout the insular Celtic world as an indication of great change and probable death. Occasionally Black Dogs could be helpful, but it was necessary to be wary of them, for one glance of their eyes could kill.
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